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Shy

I stand surrounded by people on my side,

but I can't speak as if my voice died.

I try to take a step forward,

but my legs won't carryforward.

I can't ask a question to anyone,

because I am worried I will get shunned.

Talking to someone sounds easy,

but it makes me feel queasy.

Doing anything around people is like a race,

a race where I am always in last place.

Being shy makes everything hard,

causing me to always be on guard.

Life is difficult when you realize you're in a bind,

trapped inside your own mind.

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